Emojipedia provides a list of every emoji that exists and what that emoji means. As of September 2023 there are 3,782 emojis recommended for support across platforms, and these have a number of meanings.

When assessing the meaning of an emoji, factors that go into Emojipedia definitions include:

  • 📜 Historical origins and designs of an emoji
  • 📝 Intended emoji meaning when proposed
  • 👫 Real-world common use of an emoji
  • 🌐 Alternative meanings around the world
  • 📲 Cross-platform design details

Emoji meanings on Emojipedia are written by emoji experts and lexicographers. Emojipedia is not a wiki and definitions are not crowd-sourced, though we welcome tips and corrections.

Definitions on Emojipedia are have been researched and written by:

To look for an emoji meaning, either search Emojipedia using the search field at the top of all pages, or browse by emoji category:

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